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You Have to See This Vintage Footage of the Famous 1911 Pistol

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The iconic Colt Model 1911 has had a really long lifespan.

This WWII training footage shows our boys training with them back in the day.

Watch the video below:

WW2 1911 .45 CAL Pistol Training

This educational video demonstrates older (1944) techniques on how to properly use a 1911.

Posted by History TV on Thursday, January 25, 2018

What other pistol did our grandfathers and great grandfathers fight wars with that we still use today?

This WWII training footage shared History TV shared on Facebook shows the early days of the famous 1911 pistol. There’s just something about watching these soldiers train with the .45-caliber, 7-shot pistol that gives us our nostalgia fix.

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You Have to See This Vintage Footage of the Famous 1911 Pistol